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Norwood sponsored legislation: In 1997, Norwood sponsored a bill (along with Congressman Joel Hefley from Colorado Springs) that
essentially aimed to repeal the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. See “Hutchison, Hefley Introduce Proposals in House, Senate
to Overhaul OSHA,” Asbestos & Lead Abatement Report, April 7, 1997.
repetitive stress injuries from skiing: See Sarah Anderson, “OSHA under Siege,” The Progressive, December 1995.
The meatpacking industry’s lobbyists were delighted: See Allison Beers, “USDA Plans to Change School Lunch Specs for Ground Beef,
Pork, Turkey,” Food Chemical News, April 2, 2001; Marc Kauffman, “USDA Proposes to Reverse School Ground Beef Rules,” Washington
Post, April 5, 2001; and Marian Burros, “U.S. Proposes End to Testing for Salmonella in School Beef,” New York Times, April 5, 2001. roughly 5 million pounds were rejected: Cited in Beers, “USDA Plans”.
278 “For flavor enhancement”: Quoted in Viji Sundaram, “Where’s the Beef? I...
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